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13 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Supporters shave their heads for pediatric cancer research

Pediatric cancer is one of the least funded areas of cancer research, and yet it's heartbreaking to see a child go through it.

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Related Topix: Health, Nebraska, Oncology, Medicine

13 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Supporters go bald for pediatric cancer research

Pediatric cancer is one of the least funded areas of cancer research, and yet it's heartbreaking to see a child go through it.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hays Daily News

Applebee's teams with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

In the summer of 2000, the idea behind Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation was born when 4-year-old cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott set up a front-yard lemonade stand to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer cures.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newswise

Ludwig Elects Oncologist Philip A. Pizzo, MD, to Board of Directors

July 9, 2014, New York, NY - Former dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine and pediatric cancer care pioneer, Philip A. Pizzo, MD, joins the Board of Directors of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Stanford University, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Onward State

Tell @Forbes Why @penn_state Is #MyTopCollege

OK, Penn State. The Whiteout lost the Traditions Tournament to either Ohio State or Wisconsin , so let's bounce back and win something cooler.

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Related Topix: Health, Startups, Facebook

Cleveland.com

Family Circle names Brecksville one of 10 best U.S. towns for families

The magazine said Brecksville has top-rated schools and plenty of green space -- including Cuyahoga Valley National Park -- for a family-friendly setting.

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Related Topix: Brecksville, OH, US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Deming Headlight

Couple lands in Deming on cross-country flight

April and Chris Nesin made a stop at the Deming Municipal Airport as part of their "Retracing the Flight of Passage" sky tour.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Health, Luna County, NM

Thu Jul 03, 2014

P&T Community

Emend Eases Children's Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, Study Shows

The addition of Emend to a standard treatment regimen significantly reduced chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in pediatric cancer patients in a large phase III trial.

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Related Topix: Vomiting, Health, Nausea, Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Team Will meets up with a hero

Team Will traveled a long way to meet a hero. On Tuesday, a dozen bicyclists who traveled 3,300 miles to raise money and awareness about pediatric cancer ended their journey on the beach in front of Lucy the Elephant.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

a Q&A: Dr. James Downing, new CEO at St. Jude

Downing most recently has served as the scientific director of the hospital, overseeing cancer research and treatment efforts.

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Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine, Health

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Celebrities show their support to brave little

Friends and co-workers of hgtv.com host Marianne Canada are rallying behind the family as their 1 year old son, Hugo, battles a rare type of pediatric cancer.

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Related Topix: Health

P&T Community

Emend Eases Children's Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, Study Shows

The addition of Emend to a standard treatment regimen significantly reduced chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in pediatric cancer patients in a large phase III trial.

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Related Topix: Vomiting, Health, Nausea, Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Grown-ups have a field day at Fort Mill fitness center

"I know that summer is a crazy time to try to get active and get out, and I know it's hot outside, but it's actually the best time to get started," coordinator Halle Hillman said.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Health

NJ.com

Camp SMILE offers fun, support for Lehigh Valley kids touched by pediatric cancer

There were a lot of them Thursday on the faces of children playing in groups led by volunteers at Cedar Crest College in Allentown .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Family, Kids, Cedar Crest College, Theater, Arts, Allentown, PA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Observer

Denny's taking a bite out of cancer

Above: The local Denny's in Fredonia is helping take a bite out of pediatric cancer.

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Related Topix: Health

NorthJersey.com

Strongman Challenge for pediatric cancer is this weekend in Old Tappan

The Sixth Annual Varsity House Strongman Challenge for the Michael LaViola Foundation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Varsity House Gym.

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Related Topix: Health, Tappan, NY, Sarcoma

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

St. Jude names James Downing new CEO

Downing most recently has served as the scientific director of the hospital, overseeing cancer research and treatment efforts.

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Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine, Genetics

Tue Jun 24, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Future Chefs Cooking Up a Cure

The Future Chef's Cook Off heated up for the first time in Stamford on June 8. The event is sponsored by Go 4 the Goal, a non-profit organization that strives to cure pediatric cancer.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Health

The Hill

Thirty percent cuts to children's cancer research? Unacceptable

Just weeks before she died of a brain tumor, ten-year-old Gabriella Miller put it best.

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Related Topix: National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jun 23, 2014

CNN

Serving up lemonade and hope

My name is Bailee Madison and I am blessed to be the youth spokesperson for Alex's Lemonade Stand, a foundation that is very dear to my heart.

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Related Topix: Health, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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